As we step into a fresh month, let’s reflect on the mobile gaming developments from the past month. The month of November 2023 turned out to be an absolute treat for mobile gaming enthusiasts, with a lineup of vibrant new titles hitting the scene and exciting news and announcements about upcoming mobile games. In this article, we aim to give a comprehensive look at all the thrilling gaming experiences the previous month had in store for us with this Monthly Mobile Gaming News Roundup for November 2023.
Monthly Mobile Gaming News Roundup for November 2023
Week 1: November 01 to November 07
In the first week of November, HoYoverse made headlines as it took action against unauthorized servers for popular games Genshin Impact and Honkai Star Rail. Digimon Card Game teased fans with a new project scheduled for a 2024 debut, generating excitement in the gaming community. Meanwhile, FunPlus launched the strategy game Sea of Conquest on Android, and Art of Rally opened pre-registration for its retro racing game on both Android and iOS platforms. Other announcements included the pre-registration for Love and Deepspace, the early access of Soul Knight Prequel in the Philippines, and the upcoming release of Snufkin: Melody of Moominvalley in 2024.
- HoYoverse Takes Down Private Servers: HoYoverse enforces takedowns of unauthorized servers for Genshin Impact and Honkai Star Rail.
- Digimon Card Game’s New Project Debut in 2024: Digimon reveals a new project set to debut in 2024, building anticipation among fans for the upcoming addition to the Digimon Card Game.
- NetEase Games launches Fantastic Pixel Castle Studio: NetEase Games establishes Fantastic Pixel Castle Studio alongside award-winning game developer Greg Street.
- Subway Surfers collaborates with J Balvin: Hit musician J Balvin joins Subway Surfers as an in-game character to raise awareness and combat climate change.
- Sea of Conquest Soft-Launches on Android: FunPlus introduces Sea of Conquest, a strategy game, in a soft launch on the Android platform.
- Art of Rally Opens Pre-Registration for Android and iOS: The retro racing game, Art of Rally, opens pre-registration for both Android and iOS platforms.
- Electronic Arts (EA) Q2 2024 Net Revenue: Electronic Arts reports $1.914 billion in net revenue for Q2 2024, with a significant portion coming from mobile titles.
- Love and Deepspace Pre-Registration: Love and Deepspace, a semi-realistic 3D mobile game, opens pre-registration on Android and iOS.
- Soul Knight Prequel Early Access in the Philippines: ChillyRoom’s pixel ARPG, Soul Knight Prequel, enters early access for Android users in the Philippines.
- Snufkin: Melody of Moominvalley Coming to Mobile in 2024: Snufkin: Melody of Moominvalley, a musical adventure game, is set to release on mobile in 2024.
- Fortnite OG season login issue debacle: The OG season of Fortnite experiences a surge in players, leading to login issues.
- Zenless Zone Zero announced its second closed beta: Zenless Zone Zero announces its second closed beta test, with registrations opening from 4th November, 2023.
- Cooking Fever Duels announced: Cooking Fever Duels, a new PvP cooking game, is scheduled for release in December 2023.
- Fortnite Available on OPPO App Market for Android: Fortnite becomes accessible on the OPPO App Market for Android users in select regions.
- NEWRP Closed Beta Test Announcement: NEWRP, an upcoming open-world RPG, announces its closed beta test for mobile.
- Racing Master Fourth Closed Beta Test in the US: Racing Master opens its fourth closed beta test for Android users in the United States.
- Sunday City Simulation Title Soft Launch for iOS: Sunday City, a new simulation title, undergoes a soft launch for iOS in select regions.
- NCT ZONE Cinematic Adventure Title by TakeOne Company: TakeOne Company’s NCT ZONE, a cinematic adventure title, is set for release in 2023.
- Captain Tsubasa: Ace Open Beta on Android and iOS: Captain Tsubasa: Ace begins its open beta test, inviting soccer fans on Android and iOS to participate.
- Souls Surge Enters Early Access for Android: Souls Surge, a new RPG title, enters early access for Android users.
- World Flipper Shutting Down Global and Japanese Versions: Action RPG World Flipper announces the shutdown of both its Global and Japanese versions.
- METRIA officially Launches on Android and iOS: Asobimo’s fantasy RPG, METRIA, sees its official launch on both Android and iOS platforms.
- Shades: Shadow Fight Roguelike Launch: NEKKI’s Roguelike: Shades: Shadow Fight Roguelike gets an official launch on Android and iOS.
Week 2: November 08 to November 14
The second week of November 2023 brought a plethora of Mobile Gaming News updates. The Division Resurgence announced its second Regional Beta starting on November 16th, while Crunchyroll introduced the exclusive Game Vault for its members. New game releases included Lost Future, Lightning Princess, Risk of Rain: Hostile Worlds, Tokyo Ghoul: Break the Chains, Frontline Hero Tower Defense, and Braid Anniversary Edition while Troopers Z underwent a soft launch in the US, and Project OC entered early access. Potion Permit, GreatKnights, and Bunker Wars opened pre-registrations. Notably, Epic Games filed a lawsuit against Google over alleged attempts to create a Fortnite monopoly.
- The Division Resurgence Second Regional Beta Announcement: The Division Resurgence announces its second Regional Beta starting on November 16th in select regions.
- Crunchyroll Game Vault Launch: Crunchyroll introduces the exclusive Game Vault, offering its members access to premium games.
- Lost Future Title Soft Launch: Lost Future, a new action title, gets a soft launch for Android and iOS in select regions.
- Lightning Princess Pre-registration: SuperPlanet’s Lightning Princess, a new action RPG, is available for pre-registration on Android.
- Risk of Rain: Hostile Worlds Announcement: Risk of Rain: Hostile Worlds, an upcoming roguelike action RPG, is announced for mobile platforms.
- Tokyo Ghoul: Break the Chains Official Launch: Tokyo Ghoul: Break the Chains officially launches in the SEA region.
- Troopers Z Roguelike Soft Launch: Troopers Z, a new roguelike adventure, gets a soft launch on Android in the US.
- Project OC Early Access: Project OC, a brand new RPG title, enters early access for Android users in the US.
- Frontline Hero Tower Defense Launch: Frontline Hero officially launches on Android.
- Braid Anniversary Edition Launch Date announced: Braid Anniversary Edition is set to launch on April 30, 2024, across Mobile, PC, and Consoles.
- Hades’ Star: DARK NEBULA Release: Hades’ Star: DARK NEBULA, the space strategy game, is now available on both Android and iOS.
- Potion Permit Pre-registrations: Playdigious opens pre-registrations for Potion Permit, an upcoming RPG scheduled to launch on February 6, 2024.
- GreatKnights Pre-registration: GreatKnights, an idle RPG title, opens pre-registration for Android users.
- Bunker Wars Release: Azur Interactive releases Bunker Wars, a WW1 RTS game, now available on Android.
- Doomsday Survivor: Zombie War Early Access: Doomsday Survivor: Zombie War, a survival strategy game, enters early access for Android users in the US.
- Netflix Announces 7 New Titles for 2024: Netflix reveals plans for seven new titles in 2024, including the inclusion of the popular game Hades.
- Honor of Kings Global Release Hints: Honor of Kings notifies players on region change, sparking speculation about a potential global release, and exciting fans worldwide.
- Hello Neighbor Nicky’s Diaries Global Release: Hello Neighbor Nicky’s Diaries is set to globally release in December on Android and iOS.
- Great Conqueror 2: Shogun Released: Great Conqueror 2: Shogun, a new strategy game, is now available on Android and iOS.
- Tiny Connections Puzzle Game Launch: Short Circuit Studio releases Tiny Connections, a puzzle game available globally on Android and iOS.
- RacingX Early Access Debut: RacingX, the vibrant open-world racing game, enters early access for Android users in the US.
- Frostpunk: Beyond the Ice Global Launch: Com2uS announces the global launch of Frostpunk: Beyond the Ice.
- Epic Games sues Google over Fortnite Monopoly: Epic Games takes legal action against Google, alleging attempts to create a monopoly with Fortnite.
- Dice Quest: King’s Tale Release: Dice Quest: King’s Tale, the new RPG in the Random Dice series, is now available globally on Android and iOS devices.
Week 3: November 15 to November 21
The third week of November 2023 showcased diverse Mobile Gaming News developments. Upcoming titles like Domino: The Little One and Forza Customs were announced, with Titan Quest: Ultimate Edition opening pre-registration. EA sparked excitement with the Pioneer Test announcement for Need For Speed Mobile, while Rainbow Six Mobile began its soft launch in LATAM. ByteDance hinted at a possible sale of MOONTON, and SEGA’s CEO expressed a desire to reach a broader audience in the mobile games market. G-STAR 2023 revealed numerous mobile gaming announcements.
- Domino: The Little One Coming Soon: Beko Presents an Upcoming Platformer Title with a Moral Twist – Domino: The Little One.
- Forza Customs Launches on Mobile: Hutch Presents a New Match 3 Puzzle Game for Android and iOS – Forza Customs.
- Titan Quest: Ultimate Edition Prepares for Launch: Titan Quest: Ultimate Edition is now open for Pre-registration on Android and iOS.
- Need For Speed Mobile Pioneer Test Announcement: EA revs up excitement with Pioneer Test for Android by preparing for the second Closed Beta.
- Rainbow Six Mobile Soft Launch Plans: Roll-Out Begins with LATAM, Followed by Gradual Expansion to New Regions
- ByteDance contemplates MOONTON sale: Studio Behind Mobile Legends: Bang Bang may be on the market.
- Refind Self launched: Engaging Personality Test Game Now Available for Android and iOS.
- SEGA CEO’s Vision for Mobile Games: SEGA CEO Expresses Desire to Reach a Broader Audience in the Mobile Games Market.
- G-STAR 2023 Mobile Gaming Announcements: Catch up on Every Mobile Gaming Announcement from G-STAR 2023.
- Kuroko’s Basketball Street Rivals Launches: Anime-Inspired Sports Game Takes to the Streets on Android and iOS in Japan
- Sky Fortress: Odyssey Official Launch: Fantasy Steampunk RPG Makes Its Debut on Android and iOS
- Echocalypse: Scarlet Covenant Pre-Registration: Yoozoo’s Sci-Fi RPG Opens Global Pre-Registration for Android and iOS.
- Striker Manager 3 launched: Now Available on Android and iOS, offering a Unique Football Management Experience.
- KOMPETE Multiplayer Game Unveiled: All-in-One Multiplayer Game Set to Hit Mobile, PC, and Consoles.
- Jujutsu Kaisen Phantom Parade Launch Date Announced: The anime-inspired game’s Official Launch is set for November 21, 2023, in Japan.
- Moonlight Blade MMORPG Opens Pre-Registration: The Chinese-Style MMORPG welcomed players to sign up for the anticipated mobile release.
- Dead Stand Beta Launch: Dead Stand, an open-world action title, launched for Android and is currently in beta.
- Atelier Resleriana Release: Atelier Resleriana, an epic RPG set in the popular Atelier universe, opens global pre-registration.
- Endless Frost Early Access: Endless Frost mixes survival elements with strategy and is now available as Android early access in the US.
- Seal Online Mobile Release: The Seal Online mobile version, Seal M, is to be released in Korea on November 30, 2023.
- Mythwalker Closed Beta: Mythwalker, NantGames’s upcoming RPG title begins a closed beta test in select regions.
- Horcrux College Beta: Horcrux College, a cyberpunk-themed RPG, opens a closed beta test for Android and iOS for the English server.
Week 4: November 22 to November 28
As November approached its end, the Pokemon COO shared the vision of expanding the franchise for future generations. Clash of Clans fan site House of Clashers announced its closure after a decade. ByteDance announced its exit from the gaming industry, while Revelation M entered early access. Miracland Saga, Eroica, and GamingonPhone Awards 2023 nominations garnered attention. Project: Fun Party entered early access, NASCAR Manager entered early access, and Dark Slayer: AFK RPG achieved a global release. UEFA Euro 2024 was confirmed for FC Mobile 24 in Summer 2024.
- Pokemon COO’s Vision: Pokemon COO aims to expand the franchise for “hundreds of years” for future generations of fans.
- House of Clashers Closure: Clash of Clans fan site House of Clashers is shutting down after 10 years.
- Retro Commander Launch: Retro Commander is an indie RTS title set to launch on mobile this November.
- Google’s Epic Games Acquisition: Court documents from ongoing trial reveal Google wanted to acquire Epic Games in 2018.
- SpongeBob SquarePants Game Pre-registrations: The Cosmic Shake opens for pre-registrations ahead of a December 2023 release.
- Tower of Fantasy Redesign: Tower of Fantasy is planning a huge gameplay redesign and possible relaunch.
- ByteDance’s Gaming Exit: ByteDance plans to restructure Nuverse and announces its exit from the gaming industry.
- Revelation M Early Access: An open-world MMORPG that enters early access in select regions.
- Miracland Saga Early Access: A fantasy MMORPG title that enters early access for Android in selected regions.
- Eroica Service Closure: The anime RPG is to end its service on December 22, 2023.
- GamingonPhone Awards 2023 Nominations: It is the time of the year as nominations are open now for GamingonPhone Awards 2023.
- Project: Fun Party Early Access: A multiplayer party game from Tencent that enters early access for Android in Canada.
- NASCAR Manager Early Access: Hutch Games’ racing management title enters early access for Android.
- Dark Slayer: AFK RPG Global Release: The idle action RPG is now globally available on Android and iOS.
- UEFA Euro 2024 in FC Mobile 24: EA confirms UEFA Euro 2024 is set to arrive in FC Mobile 24 in Summer 2024.
Week 5: November 29 to November 30
The final days of November saw the release of Black Clover Mobile: Rise of the Wizard King and the announcement of the shutdown of ONE PIECE: Thousand Storm, Crash Fever, Maika Fantasia, and Hero Cantare. GTA: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition was set to arrive on mobile in December 2023. The winners of the Apple App Store Award 2023 were also announced, concluding a month filled with significant developments in the dynamic world of mobile gaming.
- Black Clover Mobile: Rise of the Wizard King Released: Black Clover Mobile: Rise of the Wizard King got a release on November 30, 2023.
- ONE PIECE: Thousand Storm Shutdown: Bandai Namco is shutting down ONE PIECE: Thousand Storm from January 2024.
- Crash Fever Shutdown: WonderPlanet’s puzzle RPG Crash Fever to shut down its global version in December 2023.
- Maika Fantasia Shutdown: Idle-adventure rhythm game Maika Fantasia is to shut down in January 2024.
- Hero Cantare Shutdown: NGELGAMES’s gacha RPG Hero Cantare will shut down in December 2023.
- GTA: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition on Mobile: Set to arrive on mobile this December 2023.
- Apple App Store Award 2023 Winners: The winners of the Apple App Store Award 2023 are announced.
That’s all for our Mobile Gaming News November 2023 roundup!